Keyword: Aerospace

Aerospace

Application Briefs: Software
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Briefs: Materials
Newly developed computational approaches aid in the design of composites that exhibit remarkable abilities to both sense external cues and adapt to these cues in controllable, "programmable" ways.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
Briefs: Energy
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Briefs: Materials
Incorporating zirconia particles into polyurea elastomers to form hybrid composites and designing them into state-of-the-art body armor has the potential to achieve lightweight ballistic efficiency.
INSIDER: Aerospace

An intelligent parachute system deploys itself an emergency to bring the damaged drone safely to the ground. The system can be easily mounted to a drone at any time using a bayonet lock.

INSIDER: Propulsion

Advanced designs that will propel NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, to flight recently underwent wind tunnel testing at Langley Research Center.

INSIDER: Software

Autonomous aircraft systems have the potential to save lives, and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s Resilient Autonomy project is at the forefront of development. These advanced software...

INSIDER: Aerospace

DARPA and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) today announced successful completion of captive carry tests of two variants of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The Self-Propelled Crane Aircraft Maintenance and Positioning (SCAMP II) is an Army aviation maintenance enabler, the primary mission of which is to remove and replace...

INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are seeking to patent a novel process for manufacturing a type of material called preceramic polymer-grafted nanoparticles,...

INSIDER: Aerospace

In aerospace research, flutter generally refers to undesired and self-sustained vibrations in turbine blades that can readily grow out of control, destroying them along with the engine and even the...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Researcher developed a new method for testing metals at a microscopic scale that allows them to rapidly inflict repetitive loads on materials while recording how ensuing damage...

INSIDER: Software

For pilots, fatigue can lead to small mistakes with significant consequences. A NASA app shows what’s going on in the body when fatigue prevents you from working safely – and which telltale signs...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A two-in-one technology provides 3D images of structural defects in metallic structures that can develop in aircraft. The system, developed by Tohoku University researchers in Japan in...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Securing data shared and stored on the battlefield will require hardware with built-in cybersecurity features
Articles: Propulsion
OEMs should consider replacing traditional, silo-based approaches to systems engineering with a model-based strategy.
Articles: Propulsion
Learn how to take on a “follow-the-wire” design approach.
Articles: Power
Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Given the importance of electronics in modern warfare, the ability to rapidly develop a counter to such weapons will be essential to sustaining military operations.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Using terrestrial LiDAR scanners coupled with a GPS/inertial navigation system to collect elevation data along the coast can help assess the accuracy of the data.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The plan is to deploy the Protector aircraft in a variety of wide-ranging Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Radar receiver sensitivity is critical for electronic warfare (EW) applications.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
See the trends today that are helping satcom design engineers meet the data demands of their military and aerospace clients.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn about a technology designed to safely locate, identify and recovering buried munitions.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Future spacecraft bound for the Moon or beyond will benefit from high-powered computer simulations underway at the University of Michigan that will provide a framework NASA can use to better...